Re: compiling xli

Nils Faerber (
Mon, 4 Nov 1996 09:33:08 +0100 (MET)

> > > gcc: Internal compiler error: program cc1 got fatal signal 6
> > > Any hint what went wrong?
> > gcc failed to compile "main.c" (as far as I remember). I could
> > get around that by compiling the offendinf file without
> > optimisation (i.e. without the "-O" option).
> Yes, it helped, thanks. Gcc seems to have some problems with optimization
> (maybe some internal overflow).
I had the same problem yesterday and also had to remove any optimizations.
But gcc 2.7.0 compiled the same sources without errors. There has to have
changed something in gcc that is toggled by xli.
Is someone willing to forward this to the gcc-axp maintainers? I think this
is a bug and not a feature.
I also had problems compiling the CBM emulator vice (0.10.?) some days ago.
Old gcc compiled vice without any problems but gcc 2.7.2 runs out of virtual
memory on some files (though I have 32MB RAM and 16MB swap!) and gets
signal 6 and some others. Same solution as for xli also works here.
I think there have to be some bugs in the AXP optimization routines.

> Regards,
> Ville

Nils Faerber (Linux Nils)        eMail:
Student of computer science
Unix user group, University of Siegen, Germany

Siegen ... the arctic rain forest!


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